Uncontrolled Recursion

Affecting pcre3 package, versions *

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Overview

In PCRE 8.41, the OP_KETRMAX feature in the match function in pcre_exec.c allows stack exhaustion (uncontrolled recursion) when processing a crafted regular expression.

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CVSS Score

7.5
low severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    None
  • Integrity
    None
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
CVE
CVE-2017-11164
CWE
CWE-674
Snyk ID
SNYK-UBUNTU1604-PCRE3-453321
Disclosed
11 Jul, 2017
Published
11 Jul, 2017